2018 March 29th THU , 30th FRI, 31th SAT April 1st SUN Tokyo Big Site Grooming Competition In Interpet 2018

Entry Class

Happy Grooming Contest is divided into 7 different features.

We improve the technique and empowerment of the pet shop salon groomers
and also give birth to star groomers from Japan through this contest.

Registration can be done in this page

Quick Grooming Division Entry Class
(Within 3 years)

Shop and Salon Groomer's level up

Overview Beginners less than 3years experience in the field can enter.
This class is particular about time. You have 40 minutes to finish.
Date March 29th 2018(THU)
Target 3 years experience in the field not including schools
recruited numbers 30
Entry Fees 15,000 JPY (tax excluded)
Target competition cut
Competition Dog Bringing
Has coat growth of more than 5cm long (except for sanitary, around eyes, between pads, and anywhere that would interfere with life
Time limit 40 Minutes
Judge Miki Takagi / Kaoru Nakajima

Quick Grooming Division Judging Point

Not only fast but also gentle and reliving dog's stress to grooming will be evaluated as grooming technique and time shortening that can aim the improve of grooming techniques.
Time limit of 40 Minutes till judge
*groomers less than 3 years is Entry, more than 3 years is Open Class

Speed the Judge sees the speed of the distinct change in the dog's appearance.
Handling the Judge watches you trying to give ease to the dog and grooming properly
Without burden, even when you are nervous
Skill the Judge watches your dog's treatment and grooming and every technique
Balance the Judge watches for speed but also if you tried to cover the complex in balance.
Other Any evaluated point other than above.

Quick Grooming Division Entry Class
Time table (March 29th 2018)

8:00 doors open
9:00 start accepting
9:45 check in
10:00 pre-judge start
10:30 contest start
11:10 finish
11:30 awards
11:50 photograph

Quick Grooming Division Entry Class (Within 3 years)
Application Page

Quick Grooming Division Open Class

Shop and Salon Groomer's level up

Overview Groomers with more than 3years experience in the field can enter.
This class is particular about time. You have 40 minutes to finish.
Date March 29th 2018(THU)
Target More than 3 years experience in the field not including schools
recruited numbers 30
Entry Fees 15,000 JPY (tax excluded)
Target competition cut
Competition Dog Bringing
Has coat growth of more than 5cm long (except for sanitary, around eyes, between pads, and anywhere that would interfere with life
Time limit 40 Minutes
Judge Miki Takagi / Kaoru Nakajima

Quick Groom Division Judging Point

Not only fast but also gentle and reliving dog's stress to grooming will be evaluated as grooming technique and time shortening that can aim the improve of grooming techniques.
Time limit of 40 Minutes till judge
*groomers less than 3 years is Entry, more than 3 years is Open Class

Speed the Judge sees the speed of the distinct change in the dog's appearance.
Handling the Judge watches you trying to give ease to the dog and grooming properly
Without burden, even when you are nervous
Skill the Judge watches your dog's treatment and grooming and every technique
Balance the Judge watches for speed but also if you tried to cover the complex in balance.
other Any evaluated point other than above.

Quick Groom Division Open Class
Time table (March 29th 2018)

11:45 start accepting
12:45 check in
13:00 pre-judge start
13:30 contest start
14:10 finish
14:30 awards
14:50 photograph

Quick Groom Division Open Class
Application Page

Pairs Division

Team Work in Shop and Salons

Overview The world's first team style contest! Groom a dog with a partner.
Seniors and juniors, manager and vice manager, chief and sub , Collaboration with other salons..etc. compete with pleasure! Finish with Team Work!
Date March 30th 2018(FRI)
Target grooming background unquestioned
Students and pet owners can compete
recruited numbers 30 teams (60 contestants)
Entry Fee 18,000 JPY (tax encluded)
Target Competition cut
Competition Dog Has coat growth of more than 5cm long (except for sanitary, around eyes, between pads, and anywhere that would interfere with life
Time Limit 60 minutes
Judge Victor Rosado / Takaaki Fukuyama

Pair Divison Judging Point

Not only fast but also gentle and reliving dog's stress to grooming will be evaluated as grooming technique and time shortening that can aim the improve of grooming techniques.

Speed the Judge sees the speed of the distinct change in the dog's appearance.
Handling the Judge watches you trying to give ease to the dog and grooming properly
Without burden, even when you are nervous
Skill the Judge watches your dog's treatment and grooming and every technique
Balance the Judge watches for speed but also if you tried to cover the complex in balance.
Style Characteristic of the dog and creativity of the style is judged
Other Any evaluated point other than above.

Pair Divison
Time table (March 30th 2018)

8:30 doors open
8:30 start accepting
9:00 check in
9:30 pre-judge start
10:00 contest start
11:00 finish
11:20 awards
11:40 photograph

Pair Divison
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Salon Style Division

Build of the world class groomer

Overview An ordinary grooming style at a salon. You are judged by the grooming technique, total balance, and creativity that is not temporary generated by spraying, coloring, or decorations.
Date March 30th 2018(FRI)
Target grooming background unquestioned
Students and pet owners can compete
recruited numbers 30
Entry Fees 15,000 JPY (tax excluded)
Target competition cut
Competition Dog Bringing
Has coat growth of more than 5cm long (except for sanitary, around eyes, between pads, and anywhere that would interfere with life
Time limit 90 Minutes
Judge Victor Rosado / Akiko Yamamoto

Salon Style Division Judging Point

One's dog treatment, speed, balance, and also empathy from the owner's perspective, design, originality, before and after

Speed the Judge sees the speed of the distinct change in the dog's appearance.
Handling the Judge watches you trying to give ease to the dog and grooming properly
Without burden, even when you are nervous
Skill the Judge watches your dog's treatment and grooming and every technique
Balance the Judge watches for speed but also if you tried to cover the complex in balance.
Style the Judge watches if the style has empathy from the owner's perspective and can be maintained at home for a while.
Other Any evaluated point other than above.

Salon Style Division
Time table (March 30th 2018)

11:00 start accepting
12:00 check in
12:15 pre-judge start
13:45 contest start
15:15 finish
15:35 awards
16:00 photograph

Salon Style Division
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Rescue Grooming Division

Groomers improvement of social status
and Social contributions as an animal lover.

Overview You groom a rescue dog prepared by an executive committee and dog rescue organization. You have a time limit of 150 minutes to do all prep work, bath, dry and groom a rescue dog you see for the first time.
Date March 31th 2018(SAT)
Target grooming background unquestioned
Students and pet owners can compete
recruited numbers 30
Entry Fee 15,000 JPY (tax encluded)
Target competition Shampoo, cut
Competition dog dogs from rescue organization
Time Limit 150 minutes
Judge Takaaki Fukuyama / Kaoru Nakajima

Rescue Grooming Division Judging Point

This Division aims for groomers to help Rescue dogs meet a new family. How you can cuddle close together to a dogs that are not used to grooming can be evaluated and contribute to the society of groomers future.

Handling the Judge watches you trying to give ease to the dog and grooming properly
Without burden, even when you are nervous
Skill the Judge watches your dog's treatment and grooming and every technique
Other Any evaluated point other than above.

Rescue Grooming Division
Time table (March 31th 2018)

8:30 doors open
8:30 start accepting
9:00 check in
9:30 pre-judge start
10:00 contest start
12:30 finish
12:50 awards
13:10 photograph

Rescue Grooming Division
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Creative Styling Competition Division

Build of the world class groomer

Overview Colorings and decorations are allowed in this division. Free to perform your works brimming with originality with the sense of beauty.
Date March 31th 2018(SAT)
Target grooming background unquestioned
Students and pet owners can compete
recruited numbers 30
Entry Fees 15,000 JPY (tax excluded)
Target competition cut, decoration, coloring
Competition Dog Bringing
Has coat growth of more than 5cm long (except for sanitary, around eyes, between pads, and anywhere that would interfere with life
Time limit 90 Minutes
Judge Victor Rosado / Akiko Yamamoto

Creative Styling Competition Division Judging Point

One's dog treatment, speed, balance, and also empathy from the owner's perspective, design, originality, before and after

Impact Originality along the theme, styles overturn the common sense is judged
Skill the Judge watches your dog's treatment and grooming and every technique
Style sense of unity in competitors and the model dog.
Intimacy with the model dog
Other Any evaluated point other than above.
Warnings if a Judge observes any discomfort to a dog caused by over-the-top coloring or decorations that impede natural movements it may affect the judgement. Please treat dogs humanely while participating.

Creative Styling Competition Division
Time table (March 31th 2018)

12:30 start accepting
13:15 check in
13:45 pre-judge start
14:15 contest start
15:45 finish
16:05 awards
16:30 photograph

Creative Styling Competition Division
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Japan Open Style Division

The biggest contest in Asia, groomers from overseas participates!
100,000JPY to the Winner!!

Overview World Class Happy Grooming Contest! Standard, pet clip, etc… Any style is accepted in this class. This is a great challenge for the most confident and experienced groomers.
Date April 1st 2018(SUN)
Target grooming background unquestioned
Students and pet owners can compete
recruited numbers 30
Entry Fees 15,000 JPY (tax excluded)
Target Competition Cut, Plucking, decorations, colorings.
Competition Dog Bringing
Has coat growth of more than 5cm long (except for sanitary, around eyes, between pads, and anywhere that would interfere with life
Time limit 120 Minutes
Judge Victor Rosado / Kaoru Nakajima

JAPAN OPEN STYLE Judging Point

One's dog treatment, speed, balance, and also empathy from the owner's perspective, design, originality, before and after

Speed the Judge sees the speed of the distinct change in the dog's appearance.
Handling the Judge watches you trying to give ease to the dog and grooming properly
Without burden, even when you are nervous
Skill the Judge watches your dog's treatment and grooming and every technique
Balance the Judge watches for speed but also if you tried to cover the complex in balance.
Style Characteristic of the dog and creativity of the style is judged
Other Any evaluated point other than above.

JAPAN OPEN STYLE
Time table (April 1st 2018)

9:00 start accepting
10:00 check in
10:30 pre-judge start
11:00 contest start
13:00 finish
13:20 awards
13:50 photograph

JAPAN OPEN STYLE
Application Page